Who Does NSFAS Fund 2025

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Who Does NSFAS Fund 2025

Who Does NSFAS Fund 2025, Who will be funded by NSFAS

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) remains committed to supporting and empowering students in South Africa by providing financial assistance for higher education. As a leading financial aid program, NSFAS aims to make education accessible to individuals who may face financial barriers.

This article explores the diverse range of students that NSFAS funds in 2025, outlining the eligibility criteria and highlighting the opportunities available to those seeking educational funding. Whether you are an undergraduate or postgraduate student, NSFAS is dedicated to helping you achieve your academic goals and fostering a brighter future.

READ: NSFAS Bursaries 2025-2026 Application

Eligibility Criteria for NSFAS Funding 2025

To be eligible for NSFAS funding in 2025, students must meet specific criteria. Here are the key factors considered:

  • South African citizens or permanent residents
  • SASSA grant recipients
  • Applicants whose combined gross household income is not more than R350 000 per year
  • Persons with disabilities whose combined gross household income is not more than R600 000 per year.
Must have an email account and cell phone number.

Academic Requirements For NSFAS 2025

Certain academic requirements must be met for NSFAS to give chances to students from varied academic backgrounds. These requirements often include:

  • Enrollment or acceptance at a recognized public higher education institution in South Africa.
  • Meeting the institution’s academic progression requirements to maintain eligibility for NSFAS funding.

Required Documents To Apply For NSFAS 2025

Before beginning your late application, make sure you have the required paperwork on hand. They might consist of:

Students with disabilities must provide:

  •  A completed and signed Disability Annexure A Form

Students recognised as vulnerable children must provide:

  • An applicant who is recognised as a vulnerable child by the Department of Social Development must provide and Vulnerable Child Declaration form completed by a social worker

Other documents that may be required, if applicable:

  •  Retrenchment letter
  • Death certificate/s
  • Divorce Decree
  • Proof of legal guardianship
  • Marriage certificate
  • other documents may be required for appeal purposes,….eg retrenchment letter.

NSFAS Application Procedure 2025

Follow the steps below to apply for NSFAS 2025:

  • Create a profile:

Create a myNSFAS account via this link: https://my.nsfas.org.za/ or download the NSFAS App on Google Play or App Store. Your ID number will be your username.

  • Apply now:

Click on the “Apply’ tab to update your personal information and upload your application supporting documents, as indicated.

  • Complete:

Submit your application

What NSFAS Pays For 2025

NSFAS offers various funding options for students, ensuring comprehensive financial support throughout their studies. Here are the key funding categories:

  • Tuition Fee Funding: NSFAS covers the full cost of tuition fees directly to the TVET college on behalf of the student.
  • Accommodation Funding: Eligible students can receive funding to cover their accommodation costs in accredited college residences or private accommodations, subject to availability.
  • Living Allowance: NSFAS provides a monthly stipend to cover the cost of living expenses, including meals, transportation, and study materials.
  • Book Allowance: Students may receive a fixed amount each academic year to purchase prescribed textbooks or study materials.

READ HERE; How Many Months Does NSFAS Pay 2025-2026

NSFAS Account Contact

For all other queries regarding students:

  • Tel No.: 08000 67327
  • Email:info@nsfas.org.za
  • Physical Address
  • The Halyard, 4 Christiaan Barnard St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8001

 By understanding the requirements and completing the application process accurately and on time, students can increase their chances of receiving valuable financial assistance from NSFAS. Visit the NSFAS official website for more information. Hope the provided information is helpful, kindly share your thoughts below.


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